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Crustaceans experience 'anxiety'

Earth News - 13th June 2014
Crayfish, once thought too primitive to experience emotion, may feel anxious, a study suggests.

VIDEO: The man who turns hubcaps into owls

Earth News - 13th June 2014
Ptolemy Elrington sees animals in everyday objects - usually unwanted objects that have been discarded and left as rubbish.

Dinos neither warm nor cold blooded

Earth News - 12th June 2014
A new study claims that dinosaurs fit into an intermediate class between warm and cold blooded animals, based on a survey of growth rates.

In pictures: Spectacular night skies

Earth News - 12th June 2014
Incredible cloud formations and sunsets

Frog's tongue lifts own body weight

Earth News - 12th June 2014
Zoologists measure the pulling force of a frog's tongue, revealing it can be up to three times the animal's weight and works similar to sticky tape.

Osprey love triangle caught on film

Earth News - 12th June 2014
An osprey at an Aberfoyle reserve has his work cut out after being caught setting up nests with two different females.

Plants hitch lift on migrating birds

Earth News - 12th June 2014
Plants can be carried across the tropics by migrating birds which could allow them to establish new populations, research suggests.

Two rare snow leopards born at zoo

Earth News - 12th June 2014
Two rare snow leopards are born at a zoo in Cumbria and will be able to be seen by the public in a few weeks.

Birds' 'black ties' smaller in city

Earth News - 12th June 2014
Great tits with smaller black chest stripes have higher survival rates in an urban habitat, a study shows.

Osprey chicks at new breeding site

Earth News - 11th June 2014
A new pair of breeding ospreys, believed to be only the third in Wales, produce two chicks at a secret location in Powys.

Oil hunt halted in DR Congo park

Earth News - 11th June 2014
The hunt for oil is to be halted at DR Congo's Virunga Park, home to endangered mountain gorillas.

VIDEO: Beetles' sticky legs aid aquatic sex

Earth News - 11th June 2014
Microscopic footage reveals how tiny plungers on their feet allow diving beetles hang on to a mate underwater.

Malaysia swarmed by giant moths

Earth News - 11th June 2014
Swarms of giant moths have descended upon Malaysia, invading homes and even disrupting a national football match.

Insects' underwater sex secrets

Earth News - 11th June 2014
Scientists discover how diving beetles hang on to their mates underwater.

Orphaned ducklings rescued from drain

Earth News - 10th June 2014
Nine newborn ducklings are rescued from a drain after their mother was killed on a Fife road.

Buzz surrounds citizen bee survey

Earth News - 10th June 2014
Scientists hope UK-wide bee survey creates a buzz

Eagle flies into woman's living room

Earth News - 9th June 2014
A woman is left "quite shocked" when an eagle flies into her living room while she is watching the French Open tennis championship.

Male faces 'evolved to take punches'

Earth News - 9th June 2014
The faces of our male ancestors evolved certain features as a defence against fist fights, according to an argument put forward by US researchers.

Rats regret bad decisions, study says

Earth News - 8th June 2014
Rats experience regret when their poor decisions make them miss out on better food options, a study finds.

'Coughing' asthmatic parrot stolen

Earth News - 8th June 2014
Police search for three stolen parrots, including an asthmatic one that could die without its medication.